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I'm looking to subscribe to a fishing magazine, but I don't know which one to subscribe to. I want one that has product reviews, articles about different techniques, and so on. (I don't want one with tournament info because I don't care about pro fishing)

Any suggestions?

PS, I'm looking for a monthly magazine (at least)

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bassin magazine and gary yamamoto's inside line are two great fishing magazines with great articles on tips and techniques with fewer advertisements than bassmaster magazine

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Bassin',Bassmaster,and Bass Times are mags that I subscribe to,and each one has plenty of how to(especially Bassin' and Bassmaster).I also get FLW Outdoors(Bass edition), and it also has some pretty good how to articles.I'd go with Bassin' or Bassmaster if I only got one subscription.

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Well I have to agree with the bassin and bassmaster magazines. But one thats really good is to get in-fisherman. You just have to look for the bass articles.

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I prefer Bassin'. I think Bassmaster is starting to go a little overboard with their advertisments. When I start seeing "news stories" about the "banned" baits, I start getting a little annoyed. I don't think I have ever seen that in Bassin', but I could be wrong.

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I only subscribe to Bassmaster ,you may be suprised at what you learn by reading some of the tournament articles.

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I think Bassmaster has gone downhill as a learning tool.  In-Fisherman is about a good a learning tool as their is but you have to dig for the bass articles unfortunately.

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Bassin is excellent.  I strongly suggest if you get only one magazine it be Bassin.

Bassmaster is OK with some good tips.

FLW's magazine, FLW Outdoors, is not all that good.  Example:  This last issue's cover yelled out loud in big letters that the FLW champion was going to give us his tips.  So what were his tips?  "Don't give up." A false cover ad if there was ever one.  Last on my list of suggested publications.

Bass Times is very good.  Great articles and tips.  Couple Bass Times with Bassin and you have two excellent bass fishing publications.

In-Fisherman is OK but it deals with other than bass fishing.

There are some excellent books available that you may enjoy reading.  Bass Wisdom by Homer Circle is outstanding and The Bass Anglers Almanac is also excellent.  

Both are easy to read and they are loaded with a lot of tips and information to help you become a stronger fisherman.

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I've been subscribing to In-Fisherman for about 5 years.  It seems to have all the articles you're asking for and I strongly recommend it.  They do have articles about ALL types of freshwater fishing not just bass.

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#1 Inside Line   This would be my pick if I were subscribing to just one magazine.

#2 In-Fisherman  Yes, it does cover other species and I fish for them, too!

When my subscription runs out, I don't know whether or not I will renew Bassmaster. I find that there is usually one article every month or two that is outstanding and only two or three a year that are really special. I enjoy "A Day On the Lake", but I'm not sure that piece makes the magazine worthwhile.

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I GET "BASSIN" AND "BASSMASTER". IF I WERE TO PICK JUST ONE IT WOULD BE "BASSIN".

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THE ONLY PROBLEM WITH "BASSIN" IS IT ISN'T A MONTHLY PUBLICATION.

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I don't subscribe to any, i just pick them up while i'm in the bookstore.

I prefer Bassin and if I was going to subcribe to one it would probably be Bassin.  I think it's also cheaper than Bassmater as well.

If I'm not mistaken I think Bassin' publishes 10 times a year.  I'm not sure about that though.

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ok, thanks for all the help fellas

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I used to get 3

In-Fisherman  Since Al Linder sold it it went way down You would do better buying old copies if you can find them

Bassmaster and NAFC  I cancelled both a long while ago They have become Merchandising Scams disguised as fishing magazines

I p/u a copy of Bassin that seems to be good but with school now I gotta lay off outside reading for a while

There are many books and the Videos by Glen Lau did me the best!

Actually since i got here and on the forums WHAT MORE IFO could I ever use

Also DONT FOGET TO CHECK THE ARTICLES SECTION HERE  its Excellent ;)

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In Fisherman and Bassin get my vote. I haven't seen Gary Yamamoto's mag. yet but I need to check it out. If it's half as good as the baits he sells then it's a winner.

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I picked up a copy of Bassin the other day and have enjoyed it.  I also enjoy the Crappie magazine put out by the same publisher a couple of months ago.

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Bassin' and North American Fishing Club. NAFC has many different species in it too.

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I get Bassmaster, Bass Times, Bassin, North American Fisherman, In-Fisherman, In-Fisherman's Walleye insider and PA Game & Fish. I will soon subscribe to In-Fisherman's Bass magazine. All the above are great magazines. Do stay away from Bass Insider not worth the money they now charge for what was free in the past ESPN'S way extracting money from us.

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